‘Ellen Bosanquet’ Crinum Lily

‘Ellen Bosanquet’ Crinum Lily

Crinum 'Ellen Bosanquet' Lily

A must for any traditional Southern garden, 'Ellen Bosanquet' Crinum offers burgundy flowers during the hottest summer months. Blooms are usually triggered after a good rain.

Bloom/Feature

Trumpet-shaped dark pink blooms mid-summer

Plant Type

Bulbs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

USDA Zones

7, 8, 9, 10

Zone Detail

0°F

Key Features

Returns Year After Year

Flowering Season

Summer

Use

Accent, Border, Container

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Low

Soil Type

Tolerates a wide range

Fertilizer

Low amt of even n-p-k pre-planting

Dimensions

12-24" H x Clumping

Pruning

None needed

Planting Instructions

  • plant in Full Sun to Part Shade
  • dig hole 2X the height of the bulb
  • soil should be 2-3" over the bulb
  • water after planting
  • natural rainfall is best; summer irrigation is o.k.
  • mulch in hard frost areas